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n. pl. wildfowl or wild·fowls
A wild game bird, such as a duck, goose, or quail.


1. (Zoology) any bird that is hunted by man, esp any duck or similar aquatic bird
2. (Zoology) such birds collectively
ˈwildˌfowler n
ˈwildˌfowling adj, n



a game bird, esp. a wild duck or goose.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wildfowl - flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for foodwildfowl - flesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food
bird, fowl - the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
grouse - flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
quail - flesh of quail; suitable for roasting or broiling if young; otherwise must be braised
partridge - flesh of either quail or grouse
pheasant - flesh of a pheasant; usually braised
طُيور بَريَّه
szárnyas vad
villtir fuglar
divé vtáctvo
av kuşuyaban ördeği/kazı v.b


[ˈwaɪldfaʊl] NPL (gen) → aves fpl de caza; (= ducks) → ánades mpl


wild fowl [ˈwaɪldfaʊl] nplgibier m à plumeswild-goose chase [waɪldˈguːs] n (fig)fausse piste f
to send sb on a wild-goose chase → lancer qn sur une fausse piste


[ˈwaɪldˌfaʊl] nplselvaggina fsg di penna


(waild) adjective
1. (of animals) not tamed. wolves and other wild animals.
2. (of land) not cultivated.
3. uncivilized or lawless; savage. wild tribes.
4. very stormy; violent. a wild night at sea; a wild rage.
5. mad, crazy, insane etc. wild with hunger; wild with anxiety.
6. rash. a wild hope.
7. not accurate or reliable. a wild guess.
8. very angry.
ˈwildly adverb
ˈwildness noun
ˈwildfire: spread like wildfire
(of eg news) to spread extremely fast.
ˈwildfowl noun plural
wild birds, especially water birds such as ducks, geese etc.
ˌwild-ˈgoose chase
an attempt to catch or find something one cannot possibly obtain.
ˈwildlife noun
wild animals, birds, insects etc collectively. to protect wildlife.
in the wild
(of an animal) in its natural surroundings. Young animals have to learn to look after themselves in the wild.
the wilds
the uncultivated areas (of a country etc). They're living out in the wilds of Australia somewhere.
the Wild Westwest
References in classic literature ?
Countless were the hares ready skinned and the plucked fowls that hung on the trees for burial in the pots, numberless the wildfowl and game of various sorts suspended from the branches that the air might keep them cool.
Spend the day at two of the area's finest wildlife locations, discovering waders and wildfowl of the estuary and lagoons at RSPB Conwy with the warden, before then moving on for a guided walk with a Great Orme warden around the heathland and see the spectacular sea bird cliffs of the Great Orme.
Washington Wildfowl Trust After attracting plenty of visitors over half term week by hosting the North East Puddle Jumping Championships, Washington Wildfowl Trust are upping the ante for the Easter holidays with a LEGO(r) event that should appeal to all the family.
Autumnwatch returns to screens this week and they are heading back to Scotland, taking up residence in a new location, the Wildfowl & Wetland Trust Caerlaverock Reserve.
The new 3 1 / 2-inch 612 Wildfowl Magnum from CZ-USA comes decked out in a spiffy camo finish, and it will cycle just about any 12-gauge ammo out there for the game at hand, whether it be ducks or spring toms.
A total of 35 u"y chicks are being raised at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.
Another team of volunteers from PwC spent the day at the Washington Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust, one of the world's largest wetland conservation organisations.
However, when it comes to photographing migratory wildfowl and other water birds, winter is the best time of the year.
Only entries chosen to appear in the Wildfowl Boats & Blinds column are eligible for prizes.
Seabirds are present at this time of year in large numbers at RSPB South Stack, while waders and wildfowl are common in estuaries, such as RSPB Malltraeth.
Staff and volunteers at the nature reserve will be welcoming people to join them for a guided walk to see the reserve's winter wildfowl come in to roost.